Organized in 1880, the object of the Firemen's Association of the State of Pennsylvania shall be for the general improvement of the fire service throughout the state; to provide protection to disabled fire fighters and to those dependent upon them, through legislation enactment; to open upon the best manner and means for the fighting of fires and public fire safety education; to promote the organization of fire companies and fire departments in communities in need of such protection, and encourage a fraternal friendship among firefighters.
The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry Columbus, OH
On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Wildland Firefighter Selinde Roosenburg was participating in a controlled burn at Richland Furnace State Forest in Washington Township. During the fire, she was involved in a UTV rollover accident. She passed away from the injuries she sustained in the incident on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Age: 20 Gender: Female Status: Wildland Part-Time Years of Service: <1 Date of Incident: March 23, 2021 Date of Death: March 25, 2021